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(Archived) Maintenance Mechanic III Electrician-1st Shift

Last Updated: 1/24/21

Job Description


HSM is seeking qualified candidates for the Maintenance Electrician position. Listed below are the Qualifications and Requirements for the position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continual basis. It does not exclude other duties that may be assigned.)

  • Perform general electrical maintenance on the physical structure
  • Plan, construct, install, and repair electrical wiring in the plant.
  • Responsible for testing new, modified, or repaired equipment prior to turning over to production. Assures that installations and repairs are consistent with standards established by the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Inspects and analyzes operations or malfunctions of electronic equipment and controls such as controllers, timers, and recorders. Uses required analytical instruments such as oscilloscopes and flow-meters to test, adjust, repair, and replace fuses, resistors, switches, and other electrical parts. Works from both mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Makes oral or written reports as requested by supervision concerning inspections, adjustments, and repairs.
  • Tests machinery and equipment as necessary, at intervals and upon completion of all jobs to ensure proper operation.
  • Reports all program changes and machine modifications to the plant engineering department. Assist with maintaining accurate wiring diagrams, control diagrams, and documentation of control programs and other required documentation.
  • Run conduit and wiring throughout the plant as needed.
  • Determine corrective action to machinery based on observation of machinery and discussion with appropriate personnel.
  • Weld as needed
  • Operate forklift as needed.
  • Work with others
  • Maintain equipment within the maintenance department
  • Use safety guidelines in operating all equipment in maintenance and in the plants.
  • Help to keep the maintenance shop area as clean as possible.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have 3-5 years of maintenance electrician experience; Extrusion Experience is preferred, but not required; An Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus.
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical schematics.
  • Must be able to operate forklift.
  • Must have industrial knowledge working with single and three phase electric circuits.
  • Must have experience with PLC’s and drives in an industrial environment.
  • Must be a self-starter with high decision making and problem solving skills in a production environment.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot PLC’s and drives.
  • Must be able to write and install programs on production equipment.
  • Must be able to stand, bend at waist, stretch or reach, walk, and twist frequently.
  • Must have the ability to lift or pull and apply up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to work from heights.

Company Details

Hickory, North Carolina, United States